Many believe that working in the media is a noble profession. But like in many other noble professions, its employees are often overworked and undervalued. And for some, being passionate about your work can only go so far. When they get to that point, what happens next?
In this episode of I've Got An Opinion, Rappler’s podcast on ordinary people with extraordinary views, Rappler Opinion editor Marguerite de Leon speaks with Juju Baluyot, who, after many years working in the TV industry, decided to leave for a different career.
Juju has contributed several opinion pieces to Rappler's Voices section, and his latest piece, "Leaving the TV dream," is a must-read.
How difficult was this decision, and how did his fellow journalists react? Let’s find out.